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Ted Nield wonders if we should be outraged by the opening of Arctic shipping lanes.
David Manning, President, explains why academic Earth scientists and the Society need each other.
Peter Jones and Vanessa Banks on the geology uncovered in UK wind farm footings
Bruce Yardley (Leeds University) has been appointed Chief Geologist by The Radioactive Waste Management Directorate (RWMD) of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA).
Chartership Officer Bill Gaskarth reports on a projected new logo for use by CGeols, advice on applications and company training schemes
The Society has published an addendum to 'Climate Change: Evidence from the Geological Record' (November 2010) taking account of new research
Oliver Pritchard, Stephen Hallett, and Timothy Farewell consider the role of soil science in maintaining the British 'evolved road'
Kathryn Goodenough* on a Society-sponsored hunt for the rare metals that underpin new technologies
As Nina Morgan Discovers, the debate over HS2 is nothing new...
Ted Nield hails the new refurbished Council Room as evidence that the Society is growing up
Fellows - renew, vote for Council, and volunteer for Earth Science Week 2014! Also - who is honoured in the Society's Awards and Medals 2014.
Peter Fookes (Imperial College, London) celebrated at Society event in honour of Engineering Group Working Parties and their reports
When are University Earth Science departments going to shed their outmoded obsession with maths, physics and chemistry?
Nancy Tupholme, Librarian of the Society and the Royal Society, has died, reports Wendy Cawthorne.
Ted Nield reviews the refurbishment of the Council Room, Burlington House
You can help the Haslemere Educational Museum to identify subjects in Sir Archibald Geikie's amazing field notebook sketches, writes John Betterton.
Who are the top 100 UK practising scientists? The Science Council knows...
New dating is drawing closer parallels between Large Igneous Province events and current climate change, says Howard Lee
Bruce Yardley (Radioactive Waste Management Ltd) on the new White Paper on geological disposal of radwaste.
Image: Olkiluoto repository, Finland (repository entrance in the foreground). Courtesy Posiva Oy
New dating is drawing closer parallels between LIP events and current climate change, says Howard Lee
Stephen Mathers (BGS) on the Survey's new digital output
Tony Brook explores the relationship between the Earl of Northampton and the noted palaeontologist
Three new books and a web site reviewed by Ted Nield, Andrew Robinson, John Cope and Jan Zalasiewicz
Bruce Yardley (Chief Geologist, Radioactive Waste Management Ltd) on the new White Paper on geological disposal of radwaste
Geoscientist has a number of books available for Fellows to review. We also invite publishers to send us books to be reviewed.